65,000 People On The Run In North-East After Boko Haram Attack – U.N

As much as 65,000 individuals in northeastern Nigeria are on the run after an assault by armed teams on Wednesday during which eight individuals have been killed and not less than a dozen injured, the U.N. refugee company mentioned on Friday.

“Following the newest assault on Wednesday 14 April, the third in simply seven days, as much as 80 per cent of the city’s inhabitants —which incorporates the local people and internally

displaced individuals— have been compelled to flee,” Babar Baloch of the U.N. Excessive Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), instructed a Geneva briefing.

Native officers and a resident mentioned on Wednesday that suspected Islamists attacked the northeast Nigerian border city of Damasak, killing not less than eight individuals and inflicting lots of to flee to neighbouring Niger.

Reuters

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